Dementia research

In this section, you will find a sample of the latest research on Alzheimer's disease and other dementia.

Alzheimer Society Research Program

The Alzheimer Society Research Program (ASRP) is a collaborative initiative of our Alzheimer Society Federation, in which all the provincial Alzheimer Societies, the Alzheimer Society of Canada (ASC), partners and donors pull together to support research directed at both eradicating dementia and improving the lives of those affected by it.

Learn about research projects funded by our Alzheimer Society Research Program by searching our on-line database.

External resources on both national and international research on dementia:

Alzheimer Research Forum: promotes scientific communication and creative thinking in the search for the causes and treatments for Alzheimer's disease.

The Kenneth G. Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program: Using a collaborative approach, MAREP integrates research and education in an effort to improve dementia care practices. They operate out of the Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA). 

Research Canada: an Alliance for Health Discovery is a not-for-profit, voluntary organization that is a strong national voice for health research advocacy in Canada.

Nutrition and dementia: a review of available research (PDF) published by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), London, February 2014. Review of a number of areas in existing research regarding the relevance of nutritional factors to primary and secondary prevention of dementia, undernutrition in dementia and interventions to improve the nutrition of people living with dementia.

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Last Updated: 06/03/2019